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By Helen Churchill Candee,Randy Bryan Bigham,Kent Davis

"The story of it really is fantastic; the sweetness that is Angkor is unequalled in Asia." So starts off Helen Churchill Candee's vintage story of Asian experience. this day, readers can back adventure the secret of Cambodia's big jungle temples via her eyes. even supposing Helen Candee is better recognized for surviving the sinking of the RMS gigantic, she walked with kings, presidents, the rich and the strong. exciting, teaching and influencing them. This self reliant lady championed female equality and fought tirelessly for woman's rights. And, as a unmarried girl, she traveled the some distance East with a willing eye for element, an inquisitive brain, and a sensitivity for neighborhood tradition. Helen Candee's travelogue is still some of the most evocative English language money owed of the traditional Khmer capital. This multiplied hardcover variation marks the 1st reissue of her whole 1924 paintings with greater than a hundred vintage illustrations, an index and bibliography. For the 1st time in print, this version additionally beneficial properties an unique biography of Helen Candee through historian Randy Bryan Bigham, and a reprint of Candee's unique account of the mammoth catastrophe itself.

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